On-line Education Teaches Physicians About Child Abuse. The problem with child abuse is that it is the great mimic. It mimics the accidental burn. The inadvertent fall. The mysterious fracture. Child abuse ignores income, race, religion, and nationality. On this CME webcast, we’re going to help you identify child abuse in your patients. Joining our moderator is Professor of Pediatric Surgery at the Ohio State University and the Medical Director of the level 1 trauma program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Dr. Jonathan Groner.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE factors that increase the likelihood of child abuse in a pediatric trauma patient; and IDENTIFY rationale and methods of screening for child abuse in the emergency department.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- The incidence of child abuse
- How good health providers are at identifying child abuse
- Prevention is possible
- Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline:
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